I Tried DayTrading as a 16-year-old in 2020

I’ve been investing in the stock market with a minor account since I was 14. Every cent from running a lemonade stand, umpiring baseball games, and teaching at summer camps has been invested into an index following the 7-year rule.

Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic started, I made a trade in Netflix that made me around $300, which got me really excited. I felt like Dave Portnoy. With summer coming up, I started googling about life as a daily stock trader. That’s when I fell into the trap. Lamborghini’s, nice cars, models, screenshots of amazing profits…